Support Resources

Resources to help dog and cat owners grieving the loss of a beloved pet. Journey’s End home euthanasia services.

Coping effectively with grief “is not the process of forgetting, it is the process of remembering with less pain and more joy.”    Author Unknown

Online Support Group – provides online chat-rooms/pet loss support group, and a support group for anticipatory grief when euthanasia or death has not yet happened.

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Support Hotlines

ASPCA National Pet Loss Help Line
1(877) 474-3310
Free nationwide consultation to bereaved animal owners on a 24 hour basis.

Companion Animal Listening Line
(614) 292-1823
Staffed by Ohio State University Veterinary students M-Fri  6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Sat and Sun 10 – 4 p.m.


VCU Center for Human-Animal Interaction
(804) 827-PAWS


When Your Pet Dies; A Guide to Mourning, Remembering, and Healing, Alan D. Wolfelt Ph.D

Children and Pet Loss: A Guide for Helping, Marty Tousley